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Top Ten Subjects for Graduate Employability

Choosing a university course can prove a tricky time for the UK's prospective students. There's all sorts of things to consider and with fees at a whopping £9,250 a year at most universities it's even more important to get it right. Naturally careers prospects are cited as a major factor when choosing a course, and we here at The Complete University Guide are once again on hand to lend our expertise in this area. 

Here's a countdown of the top 10 subjects for graduate employability*. Check out 'What do Graduates Do and Earn?' for the full list of subjects and graduate destinations.

*% of graduates in full-time professional (a job that usually requires a degree) level employment 6 months after leaving university. HESA 2016–17.

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5. Physiotherapy

Graduate Employability: 94%

Physiotherapists treat illnesses, injuries and disease via physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise. This can be alongside, or instead of drug treatment, so expect to receive a well-rounded education as part of a Physiotherapy degree.

Physiotherapists usually work within the NHS or in the private sector, either within hospitals or sometimes for private companies such as professional sports teams.

Search through undergraduate Physiotherapy courses.

See the Physiotherapy subject table.